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Otto Bouwknegt (Tenor)

Born: The Netherlands

The Dutch tenor, Otto Bouwknegt, initially studied Classics. After graduation, he studied singing at the Koninklijk Conservatorium te Den Haag (Royal Conservatory in The Hague) with Meinard Kraak and then with Rita Dams and Diane Forlano. He is currently studying with Ronald Kleekamp. He attended master-classes with Emma Kirkby, Kurt Equiluz and Elly Ameling.

As a soloist, Otto Bouwknegt's repertoire covers all periods, with an emphasis on early music. He has worked with conductors such as Ton Koopman, Jos van Veldhoven, Philippe Herreweghe, Kenneth Montgomery and Oliver Knussen.

Abroad, he was heard at the San Antonio Festival of Early Music in the USA, under the direction of Paul McCreesh. Include Under the direction of William Christie, he starred in " David et Jonathas " by M.A. Charpentier with performances in Paris, Lyon, Geneva and London. With the renowned brass ensemble Concerto Palatino, he gave concerts in Spain and Austria.

Otto Bouwknegt part of the permanent member of the Amsterdam Baroque Choir conducted by Ton Koopman. He can also be heard regularly with Capella Figuralis, the soloist ensemble of the Nederlandse Bachvereniging. For 7 years he was a member of the Egidius Quartet, which performed at major festivals in Europe. With these ensembles he made several CD recordings.


Source: Het Haags Barokgezelschap Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2014)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Ton Koopman

Tenor

Member of Amsterdam Baroque Choir:
Cantatas Vol. 2:
CD-1: BWV 12, BWV 18, BWV 61; CD-2: BWV 172, BWV 132, BWV 182
Cantatas Vol. 3: CD-1: BWV 63, BWV 162, BWV 155; BWV 22, BWV 23, BWV 163, BWV 165; CD-3: BWV 161, BWV 208
Cantatas Vol. 4: CD-1: BWV 198, BWV 215; CD-2: BWV 214; CD-3: BWV 201
Cantatas Vol. 7: CD-1: BWV 25, BWV 95, BWV 144, BWV 67, BWV 24; CD-2: BWV 136, BWV 184, BWV 105, BWV 148; CD-3: BWV 147, BWV 181, BWV 173
Cantatas Vol. 9: CD-1: BWV 48, BWV 154, BWV 138, BWV 173a; CD-2: BWV 37, BWV 153, BWV 166, BWV 86, BWV 70; CD-3: BWV 66, BWV 194
Cantatas Vol. 12: CD-1:
BWV 135, BWV 124, BWV 121, BWV 111; CD-2: BWV 99, BWV 78, BWV 114; CD-3: BWV 91, BWV 107, BWV 116, BWV 8
Cantatas Vol. 14: CD-1:
BWV 68, BWV 6, BWV 74; CD-2: BWV 26, BWV 125, BWV 178; CD-3: BWV 103, BWV 42, BWV 103: Appendix, BWV 42: Appendix
Cantatas Vol. 20: CD-1:
BWV 120a, BWV 156; CD-2: BWV 149, BWV 14, BWV 29, BWV 192; CD-3: BWV 120, BWV 11, BWV 9, BWV 112
Cantatas Vol. 21: CD-1:
BWV 100, BWV 177, BWV 195; CD-2: BWV 140, BWV 34, BWV 143, BWV 158; CD-3: BWV 197, BWV 97, BWV 118

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Otto Bouwknegt, tenor (Het Haags Barokgezelschap) [Dutch]

 

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